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“Murder is the severest form of censorship.”

Pakistan: Review & Outlook: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth – WSJ.com

Syed Saleem Shahzad, a prominent Pakistani journalist and correspondent for the Hong Kong-based Asia Times Online news service, was found dead Tuesday, his body reportedly bearing signs of torture. No terrorist group has claimed responsibility, but local scribes point the finger at the country’s intelligence agencies.

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India: Raising the Minimum Deterrent

India may expand nuclear program, says top adviser – Syndey Morning Herald

Thorium also is mentioned.

Some analysts say Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world. There are fears this will force India to increase its stockpile and trigger a fresh nuclear arms race in the volatile south Asia region.

… But Dr Kalam, who is here as a guest of Sydney University, has urged Australia to co-operate with India in the development of nuclear reactors that use thorium instead of uranium to produce electricity.

Dr Kalam ... "strength respects strength".
Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam … “strength respects strength”. Photo: Peter Rae

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Growing Vipers in the Backyard

Pakistan and India: A rivalry that threatens the world | The Economist

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